I am using Netscape 4.x and Red Hat Linux. Netscape tends to stall a lot
on me, and if I move the mouse it resumes. Basically, if I download a
larger file, for example, it will download for about 10 minutes and the
stall, it's as if the window freezes (the animated Netscape logo just
stops in it's tracks). If I move my mouse (don't have to leave the
current window) the download picks up immediately. After a few minutes
it stalls again. It's not just large file downloads, it will stall on
Web pages as well, but it's most annoying with file downloads. It is
impossible for me to download anything unattended because I have to site
here are move the mouse around. Has anybody run across this? I have
searched the groups and can't find any similar post. This has happened
with various versions of Netscape 4.x and various versions of RedHat
(5.x, 6.x, 7.x).
I know there are other ways to download files, but I expect Netscape to
work to a reasonable degree. I previously upgraded to NS6 to get away
from this problem, but it is such a resource pig that it's barely usable
on my SMP PPro system (absolutely ridicuous). I thought that perhaps
it's a GUI problem, but can't figure it out. I am using Lesstif.
Thanks in advance.